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Buford Young Smith
Birth: May 1, 1896
Barren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1977
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

ღ Granddaddy ღ

After marriage on Dec 1, 1917, and a year following the birth of their daughter, Buford and Mallie moved from Barren County, where all three were born, to Louisville to begin a new job and a new life. Having been raised on his dad's farm, he wanted nothing to do with agriculture. Buford was employed by L&N, where he worked until well past retirement age. He was Deacon Emeritus at Victory Memorial Baptist Church, Louisville, where they were members for many years, and where their daughter and two grandchildren were raised. Showing love for his family as a whole and individually came easily for him. It was tangible. He was son of Harrison Novel "Nove" Smith, and Arabelle Letitia "Belle" Martin Smith, and raised in Barren County, Ky.

Buford and Mallie had only one child, a daughter.

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Home in 1910: Barren, Kentucky
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Harrison N Smith
Mother's Name: Belle Smith
Household Members:
Harrison N Smith 40
Belle Smith 42
Geneva D Smith 15
Buford Y Smith 14
Hurbert M Smith 10
Cecil B Smith 7
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Always a silent hurt,
many a silent tear,
but always a beautiful memory
of one I loved so dear.
God gave me strength to bear it,
and courage to take the blow,
but what it meant to lose you
no one will ever know.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Harrison Novel Smith (1870 - 1944)
  Arabelle Letitia Martin Smith (1866 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Mallie Beulah Jackman Smith (1898 - 1993)
 
 Children:
  Ruby Louise Smith Hall (1918 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Geneva Douglas Smith Albany (1895 - 1985)*
  Buford Young Smith (1896 - 1977)
  Herbert Martin Smith (1899 - 1986)*
  Cecil Woodford Smith (1903 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 31, 2011
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